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Diving Medicine & Decompression sickness A Self Directed Learning Module For Medical Students

An animated SDL module introducing diving medicine and decompression sickness, together with its associated physiology, presentation and management.  
Mike McGovern
over 6 years ago
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Endocrinology - the anterior pituitary gland

The booklet covers some key disorders which involve the anterior pituitary gland.  
Philippa Falkner
over 6 years ago
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The Visual System

A presentation on the visual system, explains the basic concepts of Anatomy, Physiology, Embryology, Pathology and a little information on examination. It's a great presentation for teaching purposes.  
Raghad Sabbagh
over 6 years ago
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Jon Cobley's Neurological Examination: The Lower Limbs

Jon Cobley explains how to perform a neurological examination of the lower limbs  
Ronak Ved
over 6 years ago
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Endocrinology Tutorial

Slideshow covering adrenal function  
James Davis
over 6 years ago
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Thyroid and Parathyroid Slideshow

Understand what the thyroid and parathyroid do and get to grips with calcium homeostasis.  
James Davis
over 6 years ago
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Endocrinology Notes

Document covering some key aspects of endocrinology  
James Davis
over 6 years ago
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A Brief Introduction to Neuro Anatomy: The Major Cord (part1)

The Major Cord: A very brief introduction to the anatomy of the spinal cord with points of clinical relevance.  
Lucas Brammar
about 6 years ago
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Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity

Metabolic syndrome and obesity are attaining epidemic proportions worldwide. This PPT shows the link between the two, their aetiology, the pathophysiology and what simple measures could be used in managing the conditions.  
piyusha atapattu
about 6 years ago
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Designer Babies - Physiology and Ethics

An essay I wrote for my course, with which I received an Honours grade (75%). I have an interest in Medical Ethics, and this essay discusses the possible physiology and ethics surrounding the controversial topic. **Introduction** (taken from the essay): My topic is designer babies. A designer baby is defined by the Oxford Dictionary of English as, “a baby whose genetic make-up has been selected in order to eradicate a particular defect, or to ensure that a particular gene is present” (1). In this essay, I shall be exploring the arguments and ideas surrounding the selection of a baby’s genes, which in modern times has become a highly controversial subject. This essay will start by describing the methods by which designer babies may be produced, namely pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and pro-nuclear transfer, also coined the ‘three-parent baby’ by some (2). Once these procedures have been presented, ethical considerations forming both sides of the debate will be discussed. Whilst the typical argument used is ‘autonomy vs. playing god’, other ideas include whether such procedures will have a drastic effect on the future, and change the world as we know it, as suggested in the science-fiction film Gattaca (3). The ‘nature vs. nurture’ debate is also described: whether we are defined by our genes as shown in Gattaca, or if the environmental influence we are subjected to can cause our genotype to be negligible, i.e. our genes have no impact on our traits; personality, looks etc. The expectations placed upon our offspring; the definition of disease and disability; the fear of the rate of medical development – will all be discussed in this essay. The conclusion will summarise the arguments of both sides, and will attempt to answer the following question: should we be allowed to design our babies?  
Jonathan Chernick
about 6 years ago
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Hepatic Encephalopathy

The evidence behind different treatment modalities for hepatic encephalopathy  
Nick Harper
almost 6 years ago
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Glomerular Filtration is High and is Regulated Precisely

Primary function is filtration, reabsorptin and secretion. GFR is 125 ml/min and is autoregulated by tubuloglomerular feedback.  
Ashok Solanki
almost 6 years ago
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The Endocrine Functions Of The Pancreas

a power point presentation about the endocrine function of the pancreas  
Kamal Eldirawi
almost 6 years ago
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Advanced Cardiac Life Support

an algorithm for adult emergency cardiac care  
Kamal Eldirawi
almost 6 years ago
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A Short Presentation on Hypercalcaemia

A simple presentation based on a real life case study. Covers the role of calcium, calcium homeostasis, hyercalcaemia & hyperparathyroidism.  
Laura Wills
almost 6 years ago
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Hematopoiesis

Blood Cells Schematic  
Tony Menias
over 5 years ago
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Renal Principles

Renal Revision Renal Revision  
Stephen McAleer
over 5 years ago
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Kidney Injury

Kidney Injury  
Stephen McAleer
over 5 years ago
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Limbic System

From a talk I gave as a med student on the neuroanatomy of the Limbic System. Hope you enjoy these slides and find them helpful.  
BL MK
over 5 years ago
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THE SPINAL CORD & SPINAL TRACTS; PART 1 by Professor Fink

In Part 1 of Professor Fink's 2-Part Series on the Spinal Cord, he reviews the anatomy of the Spinal Cord and the functional organization at each segmental level. Professor Fink describes the horizontal flow of sensory information into the Spinal Cord and the flow of motor commands out of the Spinal Cord. Reference is made to Gray Matter, White Matter, Spinal Nerves, Dorsal Root Ganglion, Ventral Root, Commissures, decussation, Somatic Reflexes, Dorsal (Posterior) Gray Horn, Ventral (Anterior) Gray Horn, Lateral Gray Horn. Check-out professor fink's web-site or additional resources in Biology, Anatomy, Physiology & Pharmacology: www.professorfink.com Lecture Outlines by Professor Fink can be purchased from the WLAC Bookstore at: http://onlinestore.wlac.edu/fink.asp  
Nicole Chalmers
almost 5 years ago